Radio program that focuses on business, the economy, and events that influence them. Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, the show is produced and distributed by American Public Media, in association with the University of Southern California.
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Some cities see eviction prevention as a way to reduce homelessness

David Gorn
September 26, 2018
In many cities, like Los Angeles, only a fraction of residents facing eviction can avail themselves of free legal help.

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New York is betting $155 million that it can cut evictions

Marielle Segarra
October 2, 2017
New York City recently passed a law, to be phased in over five years, funding free legal services for residents who are facing eviction and fall below a certain income threshold.

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How Atlanta attorneys are helping kids stay in school

Stephannie Stokes
August 21, 2017
This past year, one public school in Atlanta tried to break the trend — by providing families with lawyers.

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Hundreds of thousands lose food stamps in Florida

Wilson Sayre
June 1, 2016
A total of 350,000 people in Florida have lost their food stamps since the restoration of work requirements on Jan. 1.

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New York City takes on evictions

Noel King
October 16, 2015
Legal help is crucial for New Yorkers who don't understand the complexities of the city's housing law. As many protections as there are for renters, there are ways of trying to get around them.

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